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Elizabeth Churchill at Mind the Product

Metaphor and Stories in Product Management by Elizabeth Churchill

Product managers are the vision setters and story tellers of a business, according to Elizabeth Churchill, a Director of User Experience at Google – it’s their job to tell compelling stories and engage users. At this year’s London #mtpcon, Churchill, who is a psychologist by training, gave a presentation full of insight and practical takeaways, […]

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Mind the Product 2016

Mind the Product Conferences 2017

We’re thrilled to announce our 2017 dates for #mtpcon – and in plenty of time for you to add them to your plans (and budgets!) for next year: San Francisco, June 13 Mind the Product San Francisco will return to the stunning Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall in the heart of the Civic Center on […]

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Martin Eriksson at Mind the Product London 2016

Product Management is More Important Than Ever

Product Management as a role has moved on in leaps and bounds during my career. As the number of people gathered at Mind the Product London 2016 prove – it’s a skill and a job that more and more companies understand, appreciate, and seek out. And the job itself has evolved – from traffic managing […]

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Mind the Product 2016

Thank you for our best ever #mtpcon

Last Friday we gathered over 1,400 passionate product people from over 40 countries to the iconic Barbican for our fifth London conference. I think we can safely say it was our biggest and best ever – the talks were amazing, the atmosphere was electric with conversation and debate, and the afterparty was as epic as […]

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Announcing the #mtpcon London 2016 Speakers

[UPDATED] We’re really excited about this year’s #mtpcon London conference on September 30, as it promises to be our best yet. Not only are we adding a ton of optional events before and after the conference, we are doubling the number of workshops, adding more networking opportunities at the conference, bringing back the hot lunch […]

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Abby Covert - Information architecture for any product (MTPCon SF 2016)

Making Sense of Any Product by Abby Covert

When people think about Information Architecture, they often think of walls covered in post-it notes and whiteboards covered in notes and diagrams. But these are just tools that represent plans and ideas and, more importantly, they’re a way to get into people’s heads and represent the information they’re working with. Information is a ‘material’ that […]

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Ken Norton at #mtpcon

Product Managers: Please Make Yourself Uncomfortable

It’s February 13, 1960, and Ella Fitzgerald stands on a West Berlin stage, nearing the end of a stellar performance. On a whim, she decides to sing “Mack the Knife,” a popular song, but one she’s never performed live. The first chorus goes as planned, and then… she blanks and completely forgets the lyrics to […]

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